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. the law states that the federal government will only recognize traditional marriages, meaning no federal benefits even where same-sex marriage is legal. >> same-sex couples are denied hundreds of different rights and benefits that are provided to married different-sex couples under federal law. >> reporter: on the document as well, whether to curtail parts of the historic voting rights act of 1965. it mandates federal oversight for states with a history of voting discrimination when changing any rules for elections. challengers say the law is outdated and unnecessary. a big lineup of cases that could change the landscape of civil rights in america. francis coe, nbc news. >>> here is a look at other stories making news early today in america. in maine a group of strangers spring into action when an elderly woman drove her car into the portland harbor. the ban of good samaritans pulled the 84-year-old out of her car moments before it sank. the woman is in stable condition. some of the rescuers had to be treated for hypothermia. >>> karma geddon two has come to an end just for the end of th
here putting faces on the 47% of americans romney says he sees as dependent on government. >> i see hard working virginians, i see students trying to work their way through college. >> reporter: the president was with students who typically pay no income tax, like many soldiers. >> and a see a whole bunch of veterans who have served this country with bravery and distinction. >> reporter: amid the cheering veterans at the romney rally was dave klane undecided because he says his economic plans lack some details. >> i have some doubts whether there's some depth. >> reporter: you're not ready to commit to mitt romney in virginia? >> no, i'm not. >> reporter: there's not much time left to change minds. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. in utah it was a dramatic rescue for a young deer that got trapped in a manhole earlier this week. officers used a climbing troep lass so he the spooked animal and hoist it to safety. the deer was then released back into the wild. >>> beer drinkers you may want t
the weekend. in paris thousands took part in peaceful demonstrations. on friday the french government presented a budget that includes higher taxes on the wealthy but which critics lack reforms that could kick start economic growth. uncertainty over spain's bailout sent overseas markets lower. nikkei dropped 1% while the hang seng was closed for a holiday. this week we'll get the september unemployment data. second to last monthly jobs reports before the presidential election. on wall street stocks slipped, the dow lost 142 points while the nasdaq slid 63 points. today investors will here from federal reserve chairman ben bernanke. he'll discuss the fed's new stimulus program. stocks fell after the fed official said the plan will not create jobs. today medicare starts changing the way it does business. the agency will begin fining hospitals that has too many patients return within 40 days because of complication. it could affect 2,200 facilities and the average fine would be about $125,000. and an auction featuring the most famous outlaws in history raked in more than a million dollar
around government buildings and diplomatic quarters. >>> four people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a sign-making business. the gunman then took his own life. that gunfire was first reported late yesterday afternoon. police swarmed the area but never fired at the shooter. the victims were found in the building and many others wounded. the minneapolis star tribune reports the gunman was an employee who lost his job. >>> president obama and mitt romney will argue domestic issues next week. the obama campaign released a scathing commercial taking a shot at romney's remarks that 47% of americans don't pay income tax. >>. >> 47% of the people, who believe they are victims that have the government has a responsibility to them. believe they are entitled. >> romney put out two new ads. susan mcginnis is in washington with all of this this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: hi. romney is in pennsylvania today, not airing any ads in the state today. this is a state that hasn't supported a republican in nearly 25 years. apparently his visit, according to his aides talking priva
. the government says it only does what the courts allow. >>> the producer of the anti-muslim film that infuriated muslims around the world has been arrested, not for the movie, but an alleged probation violation from a check fraud violation which could mean prison. >>> actor johnny lewis who appeared in the tv show "sons of anarchy" was found dead thursday in los angeles. police say he was suspected in the killing of an 81-year-old woman who may have been his landlord. lewis, who once dated katy perry, either fell or jumped off the roof. >>> nasa is taking a very close look at new photos from mars that show pebbles rounded off. now scientists say it may be a sign that water once flowed on the red planet, possibly enough to fill a stream. >>> now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,485 after adding 72 points yesterday. the s&p gained 13. the nasdaq climbed 42. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei dropped 79 points but in hong kong the hang seng was up 78. >>> well, aggressive budget cutting from one of europe's tr
operations, recalling hundreds of doses. >>> in iran, amateur video shows anti-government protests over the nation's collapsing currency. riot police clashed with demonstrators. iranian currency has lost 40% of its value in a week. >>> health officials warn dozen of weight loss and immune system supplements are being illegally labeled and lack any real scientific evidence. one out of five products bought in stores or online claim to prevent or cure deadly diseases. >>> and remember this? the late crocodile hunter steve irwin clutching his baby boy as he went face to face with predators? well, that baby boy is now 8 years old. robert irwin fed a crock himself for the very first time at the family zoo in australia. started small there. >>> now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,494 after adding 12 points yesterday. s&p was up 5. the nasdaq gained 15. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo, the nikkei climbed 77 points, while in hong kong, the hang seng rose 19. >>> well, a mixed bag of news for wall street sent hp sh
medicare fraud case. the government says it was billed more than $400 million in bogus claims. >>> well, new rules for secret service agents after that drunken partying at a colombian hotel back in april. the "washington post" has learned the agents are now banned from drinking at the hotel where their protectee is staying. also, no more drinking 10 hours before a shift and sharing sensitive information online could get you fired. >>> check this out. in australia three dozen giant dishes were unveiled today. together they form the world's fastest radio telescope. officials hope to discover 700,000 new super galaxies and could pick up signals before earth existed. >>> a new study finds that offering free birth control can dramatically lower the rate of abortion. researchers who gave women free contraception for three years saw cases of abortion drop from 66% to 75% below the national level. these findings could impact this year's election. mitt romney has pledged to repeal the affordable care act which requires insurance to cover contraceptive costs. >>> now to wall street. the dow close
the foreclosed house from the government got sick and now has few options. >>> the white house is lit up in pink to mark october as breast cancer awareness month. new york's empire state building is also bathed in pink. and even buckingham palace in london has gone pink to support the breast cancer awareness campaign >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,515 after adding 77 points yesterday. the s&p was up 3 but the nasdaq lost 2. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo the nikkei fell ten points while in hong kong the hang seng was closed again for a holiday. >>> well, stocks ended mostly in the blackmon day thanks to a glimmer of economic optimism. news that manufacturing growth broke a four month roadblock sparked interest. ben bernanke will keep record low interest rates to spark the economy even after if regains momentum. >>> analysts say winter shopping will rise 4.1% this year. that's slightly lower than predictions for the last two years. >>> jpmorgan chase is the first target of the justice department inves
. >>> doctors and nurses are among 91 people charged nationwide in a massive medicare fraud case. the government says it was billed more than $400 million in bogus claims. >>> well, new rules for secret service agents after that drunken partying at a columbian hotel in april. the washington post learned the agents are now banned from drinking at the hotel where they're protecting someone and no more drinking 10 hours before a shift. >>> bruce davis known as charles manson's right hand man has been recommended for parole. he's served more than four decades for the 1969 killings of a musician and a stunt man. california governor jerry brown will have the final say. >>> and here's a scoop for you. the mars curiosity rover is about to do a little digging. nasa says it will collect soil samples to learn if there were ever favorable conditions for microbial life. >>> and one of the top trending health stories right now on nbc news.com could cause some controversy. a new study finds that offering free birth control can dramatically lower the rate of abortion. researchers who gave women free birth krael
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